Monday, October 20, 2014

The nominees for the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Awards

BK Munn in Sequential.




The nominees for the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Awards have been announced and several well-known comics and comic creators have made the cut in the children’s literature categories. Jillian Tamaki and Julie Morstad are nominated in the English illustration category, Mariko Tamaki in the English writer category, and Pascal Blanchet and Marianne Dubuc in the French-language illustration category. The winners will be announced November 18 and the winners each receive $25,000 (the rest of finalists receive $1,000 each).

Thursday, October 16, 2014

World Press Cartoon 2014

1st PRIZE- CARICATURE AND GRAND PRIX
Shankar
Sakshi (India) - 07/12/13
Mandela

World Press Cartoon faces in 2014 the most dramatic challenge of its history. At the last minute, when the selection process was already on track, the Municipality of Sintra unilaterally decided to break the agreements established for the organization of the 2014 exhibition and awards ceremony. 

Monday, October 13, 2014

Dale Cumming's "You Might Be From Manitoba If..."



MacIntyrePurcell has just published "You Might Be From Manitoba If..." by longtime Winnipeg Free Press editorial cartoonist Dale Cummings.
Here is a small sample of what is in store for you:

Friday, October 10, 2014

Saul Steinberg at 100

Ian Frazier in The New Yorker.



If Saul Steinberg were still alive, he would be a hundred years old. He was born in Romania in 1914, just before the start of the First World War. In 1942, escaping from Italy, where he had been an architecture student, he came to the United States. For the next six decades, his amazing work levitated this magazine; here was a major twentieth-century artist who also possessed an unmatched gift for the magazine page, especially The New Yorker’s.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Poster for Tomorrow: This Year's Top Ten


Onur Aşkın (Turkey)


EVERYBODY'S RIGHT TO FAIR AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT.

The right to work isn’t the right to employment. Nobody has the right to a job. But everybody has the right to work in a secure, safe, fair working environment.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Interview with Afghan cartoonist Mehdi Amini

'The longer the beard, the smaller the brain.'

After losing a long and bitter electoral battle, President Hamid Karzai is stepping down. Opinions about his legacy are divided. Mehdi Amini is an architect, but he's been making political cartoons about Karzai for years, in secret. Now, he is speaking out against the regime for the first time: 'Karzai has protected dangerous warlords. It is the Taliban who profit.'

The complete article on The Cartoon Movement website.